210 South Church Rd., Bensenville, IL 60106
Name and Position of Contact Person:
Lara Schwarz, Project CARE Coordinator
(630) 766-2605 ext. 3202
Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Description of Organization:
Project CARE is an academic mentoring program that works with students Pre-K through 8th grade. Project CARE is a program within Bensenville School District 2 and has been successful working with volunteers, students, and classroom teachers since 1996.
Description of Service Learner Role:
Project CARE is an academic mentoring program that works with students Pre-K through 8th grade in areas of Reading or Math. Mentors are asked to volunteer a minimum of 1 hour, 1 day per week to work with a classroom teacher. The classroom teacher will create a lesson plan to have the mentor work with the students either one-on-one, small group or the whole class.
Volunteers must fill out a background check specific to District 2. We ask that all volunteers bring a valid drivers license in order for us to complete the background check and provide the volunteer with a security badge.
Number of Placements Available:
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
Fax: (630) 942-4596
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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